Tag Archives: Staffordshire

Trenton Aesthetics

Looking at the following photo, you might think that these plates with aesthetic patterns were manufactured by Staffordshire potters. The cartouche and scroll designs as well as bamboo, birds and flowers all point to the Aesthetic Period in Great Britain … Continue reading

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Transferware Design Variations: Ridgway, Sparks & Ridgway’s “Yeddo”

Just as there were often variations of a particular design on sterling and silverplate flatware in America during the 19th Century, in England during that same time period¬†there were also variations of certain transferware patterns on pottery.¬† Some of these … Continue reading

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